Samsung Galaxy S5 teaser page revealed by O2 Germany

O2 Germany is the first carrier that officially teases the upcoming arrival of Samsung’s Galaxy S5. O2’s website is now hosting a webpage that lets customers register for further news regarding the S5, which is allegedly a "Samsung that can do more." While the webpage itself doesn’t mention the Galaxy S5, the link to it does.

The German carrier says that the new Samsung smartphone will be unveiled at the end of February - and we already knew that, thanks to Samsung’s announcement of its Unpacked 5 press event (which will take place at MWC on February 24).

Unfortunately, O2 doesn’t provide more details - but that is understandable, since Samsung has yet to confirm the launch of the Galaxy S5. The image presented by O2 - a mysterious smartphone seen underwater - might be a sign that the new Galaxy will be waterproof. At the same time, this could be just a random image.

Here is all we know about the Samsung Galaxy S5 for now. Are you excited to see the smartphone finally being announced?


source: O2 (translated) via MobileGeeks (translated)

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53 Comments

1. CX3NT3_713

Posts: 2350; Member since: Apr 18, 2011

So it will be water proof??

2. Bridgep0rt

Posts: 43; Member since: Apr 04, 2012

I think ALL FlagShips SHOULD be waterproof. But of course the companys want their $, and release a waterproof and a regular.

12. Aploine

Posts: 445; Member since: Oct 24, 2013

Why Sam would wan t to brake trdition of making the waterproof one of the million diferent versions of their flagship, making it look more sporty, too?

16. neops

Posts: 297; Member since: Jan 28, 2014

And minimize flagship's cost

35. Epicness1o1

Posts: 305; Member since: May 30, 2013

I was thinking that waterproof is good and it is good while ur underwater but,it isnt steamproof my friends xperia Z got dead while being 30 min in dressing room at school :D

48. kabhijeet.16

Posts: 889; Member since: Dec 05, 2012

Height of stupidity.... Of course, it cant stand heat...

8. neops

Posts: 297; Member since: Jan 28, 2014

Maybe they just try to visualize oxygen (O2)

31. jcdz89

Posts: 78; Member since: Mar 01, 2013

Looks like it has round corners. Yeah expected.. I like my note 3 but Samsung really need to think about PLASTIC

43. wilsong17 unregistered

there nothing wrong with plastic you dont buy a phone to have sex with it, tell me why are car computer etc plastic and still sell

51. RandomUsername

Posts: 808; Member since: Oct 29, 2013

No, that's just O2's way of advertising.

54. Professor

Posts: 223; Member since: Aug 02, 2013

My brother, who lives on Germany, translated everything that O2 says about the phone and according to him what they say is that Samsung is going to sell more than one version and 1 of them is going to be water proof... Not all are going to be water proof...

55. Professor

Posts: 223; Member since: Aug 02, 2013

The only thing that maybe new is that he said that the phone will come with the option of plastic body or metal body. But he did not told me if that was only for the "outdoor" model or both the regular and the outdoor model.

3. _Bone_

Posts: 2155; Member since: Oct 29, 2012

Okay, now this is getting interesting... but what's with the English? "Surely you already current Samsung smartphones at top prices" Huh?

6. EclipseGSX

Posts: 1776; Member since: Oct 18, 2011

It was translated from German...

7. Florin.T

Posts: 316; Member since: Dec 16, 2013

That's Google's automatic tranlsation, since the webpage is in German. We added a snapshot of the original page, too.

9. aranauser

Posts: 58; Member since: Jan 07, 2014

Bing translator is best

13. ihavenoname

Posts: 1693; Member since: Aug 18, 2013

In your dreams...

18. NokiaFTW

Posts: 2072; Member since: Oct 24, 2012

Agree with you.

21. SleepingOz unregistered

Nice one, buddy! LMAO!

34. protozeloz

Posts: 5396; Member since: Sep 16, 2010

-Translated vía Bing

4. Ashoaib

Posts: 3282; Member since: Nov 15, 2013

Image does give an idea of a water proof phone... or may be its their way of promotion

15. surethom

Posts: 1691; Member since: Mar 04, 2009

Not really as the water & bubbles are the logo of O2 so no guarantee it will be waterproof.

29. _Bone_

Posts: 2155; Member since: Oct 29, 2012

Um there's a massive wave of air bubbles released upon a "Samsung 5" device splashing full into deep water, what is it suggesting if not a waterproof phone? Ideas how to destroy your €600 flaghship? lol

5. roobs

Posts: 96; Member since: Mar 18, 2013

Better this all-in-one device than releasing an S5 and an S5 active.

28. _Bone_

Posts: 2155; Member since: Oct 29, 2012

True. Just make it metal, waterproof, top specs, light on bloat and Samsung's HW advantage will make it a winner. Pointless to make many variants when we want all in one.

56. Professor

Posts: 223; Member since: Aug 02, 2013

Sorry... Will be 2 versions. One regular and one "outdoors" which is the water proof one. But they will be available in plastic and with an optional metal body.

10. ArtSim98

Posts: 3535; Member since: Dec 21, 2012

Nice to see other phones than Sony getting water proofed. Well if this is even going to be water proof.

11. lee480 unregistered

14. buccob

Posts: 2968; Member since: Jun 19, 2012

But the google search you posted showed not a single device inside water like in this article... I think Samsung is going to try and tackle Sony this year with a regular S5 that is also waterproof... The reason the S4 Active did not do so well relatively speaking, was because the specs where more like S3... So they should make a single S5 device that can compete with Z1 / Sirius, for that matter...

17. g2a5b0e unregistered

"The reason the S4 Active did not do so well relatively speaking, was because the specs where more like S3..." Not even close. They have the same processor clocked to the same speed, same screen resolution, same screen size, & same amount of RAM. The only thing that was downgraded was the camera. It went down from 13MP to 8. So no, the Active was not more in line with the S3.

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